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Why purchase this 2 oz Silver 2020 R2 South Africa Krugerrand Proof?
Collectors around the world got a treat in 2017 when the South African Mint marked the 50th anniversary of the Gold Krugerrand with the first ever Silver Krugerrands. Collectors quickly took to the new series, and silver coins became a regular issue. Now, the mint introduces this 2 oz silver proof. Part of a mintage of just 10,000 pieces, this proof was struck from .999 fine silver.
Featuring a Stunning Springbok Antelope Design by Coert Steynberg
Both faces of this coin take their designs from the gold series. On the obverse is Otto Schultz's left-side portrait of Paul Kruger. Kruger served as the third President of the South African Republic and was an important, though controversial, figure in the country's history. Schults shows Kruger with his famous long, thick beard. Alongn the rim are inscriptions of the issuing country's name in Afrikaans, "SUID-AFRIKA," and English, "SOUTH AFRICA."
Coert Steynberg's reverse design features the country's national animal, the springbok antelope. The graceful creature is shown from the side as it bounds across the South African plains. The coin's date, "2020," is split by the creature, while its name, "KRUGERRAND," arches over it. The inscriptions "FYNSILWER 2 OZ FINE SILVER" and "R2" note the coin's weight and face value on the bottom portion of the rim.
Impeccable PF70 UC One of First 862 Struck First Day of Production with Black Core Holder and Silver Label
The experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) certified that this coin was one of the first 862 pieces struck on the First Day of Production of this coin. They also certified the piece Ultra Cameo, thus crediting it for having particularly sharp contrasts between heavily frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields, and awarded it their highest grade, Proof 70. To receive that grade, a coin must appear perfect under 5x magnification. This information comes provided on a silver label, and the coin comes set in a black core holder.
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|Year of Issue:||2020|
|Mint:||South African Mint|
|Release Type:||One of First 862 Struck First Day of Production|
|Variety:||Scarce and Unique Coin Division|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Display Weight:||2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||62.207 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||2 oz|
|Legal Tender:||South Africa|
|Obverse Design:||South African President Paul Kruger|
|Reverse Design:||Springbok Antelope|